04/08/2003

Motorcyclist dies during charity event

A motorcyclist has died during a charity biking event in Co Londonderry.

Rikki McCready, 27, was killed in collision with a car on the Limavady Road, Garvagh at around 3pm on Sunday.

Mr McCready is the second motorcyclist to be killed in the past week.

Last Wednesday motorcycling champion Steve Hislop died in a helicopter crash near the Scottish Borders.

Both men had participated in this year's North West 200 event.

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